Problem overriding ports with portshaker.

George Hartzell hartzell at
Wed Sep 25 22:52:05 UTC 2019

Yes, thanks.  Very good pointer, and been there.

Should have emphasized that I’m new to the poudriere, multiple trees, portshaker auto-merging world.  Ports in general are not a new thing, but e.g. PORTSDIR doesn’t come up with your ports tree always lives in /usr/ports…. ;)



> On Sep 25, 2019, at 3:49 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Sep 2019 09:18:36 -0700, George Hartzell wrote:
>> I wasn't aware of PORTSDIR, I'm a long time ports user but this is my
>> first foray into not simply using the stock FreeBSD ports tree.
> You can find a lot of interesting environmental variables (among
> other helpful information) in "man 7 ports". :-)
> -- 
> Polytropon
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